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donderdag 1 maart 2018

Lithium linked to lowest risk of bipolar disorder re-admission

Lithium linked to lowest risk of bipolar disorder re-admission
Patients with bipolar disorder have the lowest risk of re-admission to hospital if treated with lithium, according to Swedish researchers, who said it should remain the "first line treatment".
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Ethnic differences in need for heart pacemakers revealed
South Asian people may be at reduced risk of having an abnormally low heart rate, compared to white people of European origin, according to UK researchers.
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Obesity 'unexpectedly' not acute respiratory illness risk factor
Obesity is not a risk factor for severe acute respiratory illnesses, including the influenza, in children or adults, despite it previously being linked to more severe cases, according to US researchers.
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UK universities remain among top for global nursing courses
The University of Manchester and King's College London have appeared in the top five of a list of the best international universities for nurse training this year.
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'Normal' vitamin D intake cuts mortality in CVD patients
A "normal" intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a Norwegian study has suggested.
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Former newspaper boss to be new chair of nursing regulator
Former newspaper chief executive Philip Graf has been appointed as the next chair of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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